The Peradeniya Teaching Hospital has reversed its decision to suspend all scheduled surgeries.

Earlier, it was reported that all scheduled surgeries at the hospital have been suspended due to a shortage of several essential drugs and consumable items.

The Peradeniya Teaching Hospital added that only emergency surgeries are currently taking place.

However, the Hospital Director later announced that the decision has been reversed, stating that necessary measures have been taken to continue with the surgeries.

–Daily Mirror